Cummins Inc. Executive Director - Global Manufacturing Operations & Supply Chain, Filtration in Nashville, Tennessee

Executive Director - Global Manufacturing Operations & Supply Chain, Filtration


Executive Director - Global Manufacturing Operations & Supply Chain, Filtration

Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine technology. We’re also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.

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Cummins Filtration Inc. is a wholly owned business unit of Cummins Inc. and the world's leading designer and manufacturer of air, fuel, hydraulic and lube filtration, and chemicals technology products for all engine-powered equipment. Cummins Filtration cares about maintaining a cleaner, healthier, and safer environment. Going beyond compliance, Cummins Filtration proactively seeks improvements to products and processes and offers environmentally friendlier product choices for all major engine systems.

This is an exciting opportunity in Nashville, TN with an opportunity to be based in Indianapolis or Columbus, Indiana.

The Executive Director - Global Manufacturing Operations & Supply Chain role is a critical leadership role on the business management team reporting to the General Manager based in Nashville ,TN. The role has a broad influence and span of control within the business directly leading Supply Chain Strategy and long term planning as well as enabling and directing the day to day operations to continuously improve Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost. With a high variety of distribution channels and customers, the supply chain challenges involve balancing the global manufacturing plants and distribution centers to maintain effective global inventory levels along with exceptional on time delivery and quality.

  • Key member of the Filtration Leadership team involved in Businessstrategy, decision making and development/execution of the Supply Chainstrategy

  • Indirectly responsible for Purchasing and SQI through theComponents/Corporate and Area Business Office structure

  • Responsible to support and drive the Cummins Supply ChainOperations planning and logistics improvements including new distributioncenters to support sales growth and customer satisfaction

  • Joint Venture Board member for the business and supply chaininitiatives.

  • Responsible to drive HSE improvements across the business.

  • Manage and execute cost reduction across the supply chain on rawmaterials, plant overheads, logistics and packaging

  • Provide manufacturing leadership for a complex global,multi-site footprint

  • Promote leadership development; support careerplanning as well as training and development goals

  • Create a collaborative culture in which teammembers feel empowered to improve enterprise performance

  • Advise on and approve cross BU, enterpriseplanning, materials, production, inventory and logistics strategies for thesupply chains

  • Partner with internal and external stakeholdersto sponsor strategic and critical supplier relationships

  • Ensure supply chain design and improvementprocesses start with the customer and business requirements

  • Set the aim for the organization by creating thestrategic vision and translating it to ensure staff work plans are consistentwith supply chain and manufacturing initiatives

  • Mentor and coach individual and collectiveleaders to develop manufacturing and supply chain capability across theorganization

  • Align with internal business partners to garnersupport and advocacy of enterprise manufacturing and supply chain initiatives


This Role Requires:

  • Strong multi-tasker with the ability to balance day to dayneeds with a strategic commercial view of the bigger business picture.

  • Change Agent - A passion for improvement and the ability tolead this through others

  • Strong global knowledge of supply chain/manufacturing operations and purchasing with the ability to influence cross functionally andacross cultures in a matrix environment.

  • Prior plant manager/purchasing/planning experiences in diversegeographies in a OE high volume environment.

  • Metrics driven individual with a proven track record ofcontinuous improvement.


College, university, or equivalent degree required.

Compensation and Benefits

Base annual salary commensurate with experience plus annual variable compensation. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Cummins and E-verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Primary Location United States-Tennessee-Nashville-US, TN, Nashville, Filtration Headquarters

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Feb 25, 2018, 8:15:03 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180000UN